Spotted in Cowes, Isle of Wight. This is the sort of therapy I can get behind.
Currently on holiday, hence the lack of tastings, so in the meantime here is Forbes pick on the best Wine Hotels in the world for those of you looking to book your holidays. Regretfully I am not staying in one of these.
What could be more new and different that the trend for blue wine which was started here in Spain. Check out this article by thelocal.es: Spanish Wine - Is Blue the New Red
Obviously being my home country I had to include some lesser known grape varieties here in Spain. I must have missed the DO Leon wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott where these grapes were shown. Hopefully they’ll do it again as I’d love to check them out.
Who knew they made wine in India! Colour me surprised 😮 Click on the image below to open the article.
Welcome to Esoteric Wine Week. This week I will be posting news articles about wines from lesser known countries and places. Unfortunately I’ve not yet had the chance to try these wines myself, but they’re on the list. Click on the image below to open the full article by thedrinksbusiness.com
I only got to try two wines on my English wine week, but loved them both. I will definitely be trying more, so I’m happy to see the increase in vines. More wine for me. 😁😁 Click on the image below to open the full article by thedrinksbusiness.com
I've tried a few English white wines now and they remind me of the modern day Reislings coming from New Zealand and Australia: fruit led off dry wines with lime and tropical fruit flavours. So it should be no surprise to find that the main grape varieties used in the English wines are cross hybrids … Continue reading English Wine: The Grape Varieties
Actually English wine week was May 25th to June 2nd, but this weekend I am back in the UK and at a family barbecue had the chance to try out some British white wines. So I declare this my British wine week. After years of importing everyone else's wines Britain is beginning to developed a … Continue reading Welcome to English Wine Week
If you ever visit Ljubiana in Slovenia and want to check out some of their wines then this is a good place to start. Wines Tasting Ljubjiana and its sister company Wine Tasting Lake Bled run daily tastings which include 7 representative wines from Slovenia. The wine tastings are held in English and are very … Continue reading Wine Tasting Ljubjiana – Dvorni Bar